[LINK] Real use of flash drive lanyard
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Wed Mar 7 02:08:44 AEDT 2007
Actually I just had a thought.
Tom, you need to re-write your spoof!
Add in an RFID! When the user moves out of range of the RFID detector, it
logs them out, closes the flash and ejects it :)
There, see, knew there was a tech problem with the article!
At 10:18 PM 6/03/2007, Bernard Robertson-Dunn wrote:
> On Tue Mar 6 12:39 , Tom Worthington <Tom.Worthington at tomw.net.au> sent:
> >It was reported May 17, 2006 that a senior military officer left a
> >confidential report on a CDROM in a computer at an airport lounge
> >In response I wrote a spoof press release about a fictional product:
> >"... reinforced military specification lanyard which can be attached
> >to a flash drive, or other removable electronic memory device. The
> >other end ... is secured to the uniform of the personnel responsible
> >for the information. ... will first provide a warning if the user
> >attempts to leave their workstation without removing the flash drive.
> >If the user ignores the warning, the ... will automatically eject the
> >flash drive from the workstation and retract it onto the user's
>... and potentially corrupt the the flash drive if it is removed while the
>main index file is being updated. That'll teach them to ignore the warning.
>brd at iimetro.com.au
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